Tuition & Fees

$36,134

$36,134

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
26%
500-599
43%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
40%
400-499
24%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
50%
300-399
26%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
45%
18-23
9%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
32%
12-17
31%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
27%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,378
Declined + 243
Total Received 1,621
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Private (nonprofit)

735

undergraduate students

26

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Media Studies
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Codes

SAT 4515
ACT 317

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Location

School Facts

Marymount California University, founded in 1931, is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 26-acre main campus is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 761
Established in 1931
Coeducational Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

26-acre campus in Rancho Palos Verdes (population: 42,364). Major airport and train serve Los Angeles (25 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Long Beach (15 miles).

Marymount California University
30800 Palos Verdes Drive, E
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
26%
500-599
43%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
40%
400-499
24%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
50%
300-399
26%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
45%
18-23
9%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
32%
12-17
31%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
27%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,378
Declined + 243
Total Received 1,621

Admissions Factors

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Hannah Denton
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 310 303-7311
F: 310 377-6223
admission@marymountcalifornia.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,169

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,134
Room & board $14,666
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $1,828
Total $52,628
Average Financial Aid - $32,169
Total with Avg. Aid $20,459

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,614,024
State $1,555,728
Institutional $3,407,668
Other external $37,750
Total $6,615,170

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $4,483,795
Other external $285,309
Total $4,769,104
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 310 303-7217
F: 310 377-6223
admission@marymountcalifornia.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Eunice Cho
Dean of Enrollment/Director of Financial Aid
echo@marymountcalifornia.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
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Athletic Directors

Courtney Thomsen (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA
Mascot
Mariners

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Community Psychology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Economics
English
Fine Art
Foreign Languages
Geography
History
Human Development
International Relations
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Media Studies
Music
Nutrition/Food Science
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Pre-Architecture
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Health Sciences
Pre-Medical
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Media Studies

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

761

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

735
students

Female
49%
361

Male
51%
374

3%

26
students

Female
54%
14

Male
46%
12

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

721
students

Female
50%
355

Male
50%
366

2%

14
students

Female
43%
6

Male
57%
8

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Student Break-down

18%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
40%
Hispanic/Latino
22%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

0%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented China
England
Japan
Russia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Ryan O'Connell
Director of International Admission
310 377-5501, extension 7382
roconnell@marymountcalifornia.edu

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